on 29 September 2015

Leaving a gift or donation of any size in your will, also called a bequest, is an extraordinary act of generosity and ensures your legacy of helping families who need it most. Bequests provide support to Turning Points for Children beyond your lifetime and help to maintain year-round services to build stronger families and brighter futures.

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on 29 September 2015

You Can Give to Turning Points Through Pennsylvania's Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program

It’s easy and effective: your business redirects tax dollars to Turning Points for Children instead of paying those taxes to Pennsylvania. Under EITC program regulations, a business may receive tax credits equal to 75% of its contribution up to a maximum of $750,000. This amount may be increased to 90% of the contribution if a business agrees to provide the same amount to the nonprofit for two consecutive tax years.

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on 05 August 2015

Finding resource parents for Philadelphia's children

Kevin Lockett writes about his work finding safe, nurturing homes for children and youth.

Philadelphia is the greatest city in the world with the greatest children and youth in the world. Of course, for our children to reach the potential of their greatness, they need to be nurtured in safe, loving environments.

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on 05 August 2015

Many of the children we serve do not have access to books in their homes. This year the Parenting program distributed age-appropriate books to children so they could start their own libraries. To show their appreciation, several of the recipients wrote thank you notes. Thank you to our book sponsor First Book.

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on 05 August 2015

Regina Pringle, a True Turning Point

We are celebrating one of our staff members who received her bachelor's degree in 2015. Regina Pringle is truly a Turning Point.

Before coming to Turning Points, Regina Pringle served in the ARMY Reserves and was stationed at Fort Dix during Desert Storm. She has worked with the homeless in a shelter, and worked for the School District of Philadelphia at Blaine Elementary.

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on 04 August 2015

Philadelphia, PA – March 12, 2012 —The Families and Schools Together (FAST) program of Turning Points for Children was the focus of a site visit by members of the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) during their national convention in Philadelphia recently.

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Turning Points for Children is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable organization, contributions to which are tax deductible as permitted by law. The official registration and financial information of Turning Points for Children may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll free within Pennsylvania 1.800.732.0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.